PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (NYSE: PNC) is one of 331 publicly-traded companies in the “Banks” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends and risk.

Dividends

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) pays an annual dividend of $3.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) pays out 36.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Banks” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.9% and pay out 34.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Volatility & Risk

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) has a beta of 0.91, suggesting that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)’s peers have a beta of 0.79, suggesting that their average stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

80.8% of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.4% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.5% of shares of all “Banks” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 24.61% 9.29% 1.16%
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors 18.83% 8.83% 0.94%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 0 14 6 2 2.45
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors 2094 8276 8377 324 2.36

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) presently has a consensus target price of $134.97, suggesting a potential downside of 1.33%. As a group, “Banks” companies have a potential downside of 7.82%. Given PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) $15.56 billion N/A 16.70
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) Competitors N/A N/A 19.24

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) beats its peers on 10 of the 14 factors compared.

About PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (The)

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services company. The Company has businesses engaged in retail banking, including residential mortgage, corporate and institutional banking and asset management. The Company operates through four segments: Retail Banking, Corporate & Institutional Banking, Asset Management Group, and BlackRock. Retail Banking provides deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management and cash management products and services. Corporate & Institutional Banking provides lending, treasury management and capital markets-related products and services. Asset Management Group includes personal wealth management for high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients and institutional asset management. BlackRock, in which the Company holds an equity investment, is a publicly traded investment management firm providing investment and risk management services to institutional and retail clients across the world.

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